Tag: Life

The Expectation And Ambition Balancing Act

photo of silhouette photo of man standing on rock

The girl who was once so focused on getting all A – C grades now lusts for a life full of adventure, colour, sound, and who wants to run, screaming, from the prospect of working in a dreary, poorly ventilated office.  The balance of old expectations and new ambitions and goals is not an easy one, but something the goody-goody and the garden fairy can agree on, is that it will be worth it in the end.

Wrong Turns

black and yellow no smoking sign

So, sometimes a wrong turn can be a good thing, it can lead to adventure and learning new things, and all of this is more likely to happen if you are taking the best people along with you for the ride.  life is much like a road trip, sometimes the wrong turns and unexpected detours lead to the best memories. If you focus too far in front of you, you won’t see the shiny thing out the corner of your eye. Right?

Spirit: Why Can’t It Be Free Forever?

waterfalls on cliff near trees at daytime

Watching the film as a child I always loved the way that Pocahontas’ hair would blow in the wind, the way she would leap from the top of waterfalls with such carefree abandon, the ease with which she would skip through the forest and up the trees.  I dreamed of visiting places with clear waterfalls and thick ancient forests when I grew up.  I would run through the fields and woods where I lived pretending that I was Pocahontas, I would talk to the animals that I would encounter, and I would long to explore the world outside of my little village.

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